Thread Malt Whisky, yes that's no 'e' and Scottish only

Random story.

Maybe 20 years ago, I was mistaken for someone important and invited to an evening organised by the Scotch Whisky Asociation. I, and a friend, waited patiently at 7 o'clock ( as per the invite) for the doors to open. On entry we were confronted by a long table with part full galsses of whisky, After 7 or 8 ( and still the only ones to arrive) I engaged the barman in conversation.

'What is this? It's really quite pleasant?'

'Well Sir, as the Scotch Whisky Association, we represent over 235(?) distilleries. Were we to tell you what we are serving this evening it would appear that we favour one distilleries which........'

' Look, I'm not in the business, it's just that I quite like this and would happily buy a bottle.'

'Ok, so don't tell anyone, but it's Macallan Rare which is quite uncomon as it's export only'

The hours passed, many, far more important people arrived and I got really really trashed.

Eventually, I found myself chatting with the Director of the SWA, some random member of parliament and a journalist from the Telegraph, who asked 'What is this we're drinking.
The Director of the SWA
'Well Sir, as the Scotch Whisky Association, we represent over 235(?) distilleries. Were we to tell you what we are serving this evening it would appear that we favour one distilleries which........'


Me ' Well I've been puzzling all night. At first I thought Macallan, but it's a tad smoother than that. I'm stumped'.

The director's eyes lit up. He'd found a whisky meister. He promptly introduced me to the barman as some sort of whisky guru and told him to offer me the bottles under the table all 30-50 year olds. I was so trashed they all tasted the same. Unforgiveable.

Next time that happens you need to bring a bunch of togo cups.
 

DJBrenton

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But I had probably 7 or 8 of the best whiskies I'll never taste again and couldn't appreciate it. One of the bottles was over £2,500 20 years ago.
 

Amstel

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Random story.

Maybe 20 years ago, I was mistaken for someone important and invited to an evening organised by the Scotch Whisky Asociation. I, and a friend, waited patiently at 7 o'clock ( as per the invite) for the doors to open. On entry we were confronted by a long table with part full galsses of whisky, After 7 or 8 ( and still the only ones to arrive) I engaged the barman in conversation.

'What is this? It's really quite pleasant?'

'Well Sir, as the Scotch Whisky Association, we represent over 235(?) distilleries. Were we to tell you what we are serving this evening it would appear that we favour one distilleries which........'

' Look, I'm not in the business, it's just that I quite like this and would happily buy a bottle.'

'Ok, so don't tell anyone, but it's Macallan Rare which is quite uncomon as it's export only'

The hours passed, many, far more important people arrived and I got really really trashed.

Eventually, I found myself chatting with the Director of the SWA, some random member of parliament and a journalist from the Telegraph, who asked 'What is this we're drinking.
The Director of the SWA
'Well Sir, as the Scotch Whisky Association, we represent over 235(?) distilleries. Were we to tell you what we are serving this evening it would appear that we favour one distilleries which........'


Me ' Well I've been puzzling all night. At first I thought Macallan, but it's a tad smoother than that. I'm stumped'.

The director's eyes lit up. He'd found a whisky meister. He promptly introduced me to the barman as some sort of whisky guru and told him to offer me the bottles under the table all 30-50 year olds. I was so trashed they all tasted the same. Unforgiveable.


hahaha! Excellent!
 

Dory Berkowitz-Bukowski

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I started off shamefully (thanks DJB) at a young age drinking Jack Daniels straight and it burnt my throat like a mofo but eventually fly you grow a pair. I went many years without any whisky and then I had a 16yr Ardbeg which was quite pleasant and then I had a single malt Bowmore and that was very subtle and nice so I would recommend that one to you if you can find it. If you're gonna be all sissy about it add a few ice cubes to water it down a little.
 
start with a cheap whiskey and add some water to it. do this every day for a month, gradually adding less and less water until you learn to drink like a man.


feel free to put a little umbrella in it though

Screw that.

Taka a bottle of Glenlivet 12, Glenmorangie 12, Glenfiddich 12, Dalmore 12 (You get the picture) and stick it in the freezer. Pour only small amounts so it stays cold, you'll note that it appears thicker when so, and enjoy from a brandy glass.

Cheap whisky just sucks.
 

DJBrenton

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Cheap whisky is why people don't like whisky. Spend over $300 on a bottle, I guarantee you'll enjoy the fuck out of it.
 

DJBrenton

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My mother was round at my house only an hour ago and said 'So I got your dad a bottle of that expensive whiskey today and he's already on his second glass :rolleyes: '

So triple whatever I tell her you'll be near the mark. I'm on glass 5 or 6 now.